Search Results: "Kathleen Kern"


BOOK REVIEW

BECAUSE THE ANGELS by Kathleen Kern
Released: June 29, 2011

"Despite the religious thread that runs throughout and the interesting use of anime as a coping mechanism, Kern keeps her storytelling balanced and on track."
An interesting approach to Christianity and self-discovery through fiction and anime. Read full book review >

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Krazy Kathleen by William Tellem
Released: Feb. 10, 2016

"A lighthearted ode to books featuring eye-catching, funny pictures of an eccentric character."
A children's librarian who keeps everything in seemingly random piles teaches local residents a lesson in this tale by Tellem (Zen the Zebra, 2015, etc.), featuring illustrations by Coules. Read full book review >

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KATHLEEN, PLEASE COME HOME by Scott O'Dell
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1978

"Of course this sort of material has an enduring fascination for daydreaming stay-at-homes."
The diary of a runaway girl, whose dismal experiences are attributed largely to "going along" with a bad companion. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Those who crave innovation should look elsewhere, but Raine's work will please readers with more conservative tastes."
Quiet strength and humility infuse the oeuvre of this British nonagenarian, whose first book of verse appeared in 1943—although this volume really should have been called "selected," as the poet has chosen to exclude many poems from the books that comprise it. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART by Noris Kern
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1998

"A sweet-tempered story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Kern neatly skirts the I-love-you-more-than school of competitive affection by putting maternal love into properly absolute terms. Read full book review >

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LITTLE PEACH by Peggy Kern
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 10, 2015

"Despite clear good intentions, the book's focus on victimization is ultimately distancing, creating a likable-but-alienating protagonist. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A 14-year-old flees a terrible home situation only to land in child prostitution. Read full book review >

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The Test by Peggy Kern
Released: Dec. 15, 2010

"An engaging combination of romance and drama that credibly conveys an important social message for teens while providing adults with insight into the social and emotional pressures facing today's youth."
In this new entry of the Bluford Series, a collection of novels for teens in fifth to 10th grade, Liselle Mason narrates a personal account of teen pregnancy and its impact on the inner-city students of fictional Bluford High School. Read full book review >

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Wandering Boy by Ronni Kern
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2013

"A funny, endearing tale anchored by an impeccably drawn narrator."
Kern tells the story of country music through the eyes of an unlikely producer in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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MERCY GOODHUE by Elizabeth Kern
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A winning novel of ordinary people in an extraordinary new world."
A historical novel about a strong-willed Puritan woman (based on real-life Anne Needham Hett) present at the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Read full book review >

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GARDEN OF LIES by Amanda Quick
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 21, 2015

"Quick's fans will not be disappointed in her latest combination of detective story and sexy romance (Otherwise Engaged, 2014, etc.), a pleasing page-turner."
A lady with a secret to hide and a gentleman reputed to be mad make a dandy investigative team. Read full book review >